Over the years, Mr. Hakim has built several multi-million dollar organizations and created employment and opportunities for scores of people. A thought leader and a motivational speaker, Mr. Hakim has thrilled and wowed audiences around the world including many fortune 500 companies.
Hakim is a graduate of the Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET). After finishing his higher studies in the field of business in America, he started his career as a faculty at Western New Mexico University (WNMU) USA. After a few years of teaching, he went into Corporate America. Some of the positions he has held in the past include being Director, Information Technology with Primark Corporation; Director, Finance & Administration also with Primark Corporation; Corporate Vice President & Chief Financial Officer with ICF International; Vice President, Strategic Planning with Westcott Communications; Regional Vice President with Citigroup; Chairman & CEO with American Stone Exchange, etc.
After spending more than 25 years abroad, Mr. Hakim returned to his native Bangladesh. He is currently the Managing Director and CEO of Engineering Resources International (ERI) Ltd., the largest environmental and sustainability engineering company in Bangladesh. He is also the Founder and Head Coach of Centre for Leadership (C4L) where he works as a leadership consultant and a change agent. He also serves on the boards of several organizations including Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and is also currently serving as the President of Bangladesh Philippines Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BPCCI).
Over the last two decades, he has spoken extensively on the subjects of Success and Leadership across the globe and has trained thousands. A prolific speaker and a sought-after mentor, he is also a thought leader who has made it his mission to change the way the world thinks by changing the way a person thinks, one person at a time.